During a commemoration for Japanese soldiers fighting in the US Army during World War II, Mr. Miyagi meets the widow of his commanding officer. He gets to know her granddaughter Julie, an angry teenager who is still feeling the pain of losing both her parents in an accident and is having problems with her grandmother and her fellow pupils. Mr. Miyagi decides to teach her karate to get her through her pain and issues and back on the right path. Written by
Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Who says the good guy has to be a guy?
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Did You Know?
The fight choreographers gave Hilary Swank
a "pink belt" for her mastery of the most flashy techniques, but none of the basics. See more
During Julie's fight with Ned that she doesn't actually touch him when he goes down. See more
Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi
Ambition without knowledge is like a boat on dry land
You Gotta Be
Written by Des'ree
& Ashley Ingram
Performed by Des'ree
Courtesy of 550 Music/Epic Records
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